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Johan Botha

Johan Botha

(1981 – 2009)

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Johan Botha

Johan Botha
(1981 – 2009)

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Johan Botha

(1981 – 2009)
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This is an online obituary in memory of John Botha. Private Johan Botha of A (Grenadier) Company, 2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters), was born in South Africa and enlisted in his home country on 8 June 2005. From Pretoria, he joined 1st Battalion, Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th of Foot), in January 2006. He was tragically killed during his first overseas deployment with the Army. Lieutenant Colonel Simon Banton, Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment, said: "Private Botha was a mountain of a man; fit, strong and robust. He was a model soldier and a proud citizen of South Africa. A keen and talented rugby player, he was eagerly looking forward
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to this rugby world cup. Devoted to his wife and young daughter; our thoughts are with them at this terrible time." This online memorial is in honour of John Botha, his life, achievements and his ultimate sacrifice.
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This is an online obituary in memory of John Botha. Private Johan Botha of A (Grenadier) Company, 2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters), was born in South Africa and enlisted in his home country on 8 June 2005. From Pretoria, he joined 1st Battalion, Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th of Foot), in January 2006. He was tragically killed during his first overseas deployment with the Army. Lieutenant Colonel Simon Banton, Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment, said: "Private Botha was a mountain of a man; fit, strong and robust. He was a model soldier and a proud citizen of South Africa. A keen and talented rugby player, he was eagerly looking forward...

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